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Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.



1. John Tierney has said sorry. But for what?

2. Ask.fm is coming to Ireland.

3. A priest has appealed for churches to sell their gold to raise funds for teachers.

4. A 16-year-old boy has admitted to stabbing his teacher to death.

5. Ryanair has made money by being nice. Well, nicer.

6. Gerry Adams will not be resigning as leader of Sinn Féin over Maíria Cahill claims.

*Main picture: Widower Michael Pattemore (front left), son Robert (front right) and her step-son Bradley (second from left) carry the coffin of Lynda Bellingham into St Bartholomew’s Church in Crewkerne, Somerset.

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